Entries by Bill McFadyen

Should a Locksmith Drill My Lock? (When to Drill a Lock & Not to)

Have you recently hired a locksmith & the locksmith drilled your lock to gain entry to your house as you were locked out, or your door lock was broken? Find out the scenarios when it is acceptable for a locksmith to have drilled a door lock, and when a locksmith really should not be using a drill. 1. […]

3 Red Flags When Hiring a Locksmith – How To Spot a Rogue Locksmith & Prevent Being Scammed!

If you are looking to hire a locksmith there a some warnings signs you should be aware of before committing to the hiring the locksmith. Our guide below will cover some major red flags to look out for when searching for a locksmith near you and prevent you from potential hiring a rogue locksmith. 1. […]

the COVID-19 has turned the Country upside down, locksmiths are seeing the fallout:

Sorry Life under Lockdown is not only changing how people go about their life‘s, but also how crime occurs. There is some good news certain crimes decrease in your area. You may not of noticed that crime is down 20%. At the same time there are more domestics violence & and online fraud. and empty promises […]

Lockmaster1 Locksmiths is here for you

Lockmaster1 Locksmiths is here for you during this challenging time. We now function as an essential business to provide customers with emergency Callout. Our Mobile office in Greenwich is generally open with limited inventory, Monday to Sunday 8am to 6.30pm. Please adhere to social distancing. Mobile Emergency Locksmith Greenwich SE10. We provide lock and key services […]

Interview with a Locksmith Greenwich

To celebrate Home Security Month we’ve been quizzing our locksmith’s members on their top tips for home security, the ups and downs of their job and the weirdest situations locksmithing has gotten them into. Our latest interview is with Bill McFadyen of Lockmaster1 in Greenwich. After trying everything from cabinet-making to carpentry Bill stumbled across […]

Lockmaster1 Ltd Working during COVID-19

Lockmaster1 Ltd qualified Master Locksmiths are still working with emergency locksmiths open for essential work such as locks outs, lock-ins, lock repairs. During the lockdown locksmith shops will be closed or allowing one customer in the shop at a time. As qualified member  of the UK’s largest trade association for locksmiths our customers are kept […]